May 1938

Atlas of Hematology.

Author Affiliations

By Edwin E. Osgood, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Head of Experimental Medicine, University of Oregon Medical School, Portland, Ore., and Clarice M. Ashworth, Medical Illustrator, University of Oregon Medical School, Portland, Ore. Cloth. Price, $10. Pp. 255, with 326 illustrations in color. San Francisco: J. W. Stacy, Inc., 1937.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1938;61(5):846. doi:10.1001/archinte.1938.00180100156021

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An atlas is defined as "a volume of plates illustrating any subject." Judged by this definition, this atlas of hematology generously fulfils the requirements.

The book is divided into two general sections. The first part illustrates the various cells that may be found in the circulating blood and in the marrow and includes a description of the parasites which infest the blood. The second part deals with the diseases that are accompanied with characteristic changes in the blood picture. The diseases are dealt with in a somewhat abbreviated fashion as the book does not purport to be a treatise on diseases of the blood. It is offered to those who wish to gain proficiency in recognizing the cells that appear in the blood and marrow in normal and all pathologic conditions. To this end the book leaves little to be desired.

The cells are exceedingly well reproduced, and the color

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